The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 222 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 16 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
QA Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

QA Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -8 7 £39,500 -
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
Bristol -10 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) ISEB
3 11 (64.71%) Waterfall
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 8 (47.06%) Line Management
6 7 (41.18%) Test Management
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
10 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
11 1 (5.88%) Degree
11 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.88%) Finance
11 1 (5.88%) SQL
11 1 (5.88%) .NET
11 1 (5.88%) MySQL
11 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.88%) HP

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Waterfall
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 8 (47.06%) Line Management
5 7 (41.18%) Test Management
6 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) HP